• 09 Mar 2018

    Film showcases career as farm business administrator

    Behind – or at the heart of – every successful farm business there’s a career as a farm business administrator (FBA). East Anglian FBA Jenny Pine wanted a film to showcase the work: invoices sent, farm bills settled, wages paid, records kept and business decisions based on accurate records. It’s a brilliant job: challenging, interesting, satisfying and worthwhile. […]

  • 19 Feb 2018

    On course for more communication skills success

    There has never been a more important time for agri-professionals to build and use better communication skills. It was a great start to 2018 to have another group of eight East Anglians to do just that. We gathered together for three intense days of tips, techniques and tasks – otherwise known as communication skills training.
    Trust […]

  • 01 Nov 2017

    Demystifying making radio: AKA Mystery Island 

    It’s months in the making. When people ask us how long our radio documentaries for BBC World Service can take to make that can be the answer: months. That is certainly true of our latest – AKA Mystery Island – which is being broadcast this week around the world.
    getting inside Mystery Island Story

    First there’s lots […]

  • 18 Aug 2017

    The carrot and stick for website security

    There are changes coming that will make it more important than ever to secure websites. For many owners of websites, the purpose of a website is to make information public, so why is there a need to add additional security? Sure, if you took credit card payments or stored and processed confidential information then it […]

  • 19 May 2017

    AKA Mystery Island: tiny island, big story

    We are making our next one hour documentary for BBC World Service. It investigates the extraordinary growth of cruise ship traffic, in particular to Vanuatu. From this chain of islands in the South Pacific we report from the southernmost island of Aneityum and how the community of Anelguhat is managing the influx of as many as 30,000 cruise ship […]

  • 02 Mar 2017

    Our BBC World Service documentary – Horses for Courses

    Elegant, athletic and groomed to perfection, young thoroughbred horses are the focus for our latest radio documentary for BBC World Service. You can catch the broadcast live or online on the BBC World Service website.
    Capturing action and atmosphere

    Recording the programme involved Green Shoots spending long days at the historic Tattersalls auction site in Newmarket, Suffolk for […]

  • 28 Feb 2017

    Seeing the difference our communications training makes

    To see the positive difference our communications training work makes is always a pleasure. In the first three months of this year we have been heartened – well delighted, actually –  to see the participants of the latest our top-of-the-range training courses put their strengthened communication skills into practice.
    Three days of non-stop communication skills training
    For […]

  • 06 Jun 2016

    We’re on air: Follow That Tractor

    We’re on air. Our latest BBC World Service radio documentary is Follow that Tractor. Listen to an extraordinary tale of people, places and machinery that we loved putting together so you can marvel at these secondhand farm machines and all that they mean.
    The tractor supermarket

    In a flat piece of English Fenland, a site the size of 40 […]